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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate tool that scans computers within Microsoft environments.
|First detected on:||June 21, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||June 21, 2004|
|Country of origin:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
IPScanner.A is a Hacking Tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
IPScanner.A is a tool that is designed for monitoring computers within Microsoft environments. It allows the following scan types:
Remote Time of Day
- NT services
Users disk units
IPScanner.A does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.
IPScanner.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.